Weed Delivery in New York

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New York Weed Delivery

Weed delivery is legal in New York and may only happen between 8:01 a.m. and 11:59 p.m. depending on municipal regulations in your city. The state requires all deliveries to be pre-paid when the orders are made. Also, deliveries must be made to physical addresses in the state and not outside New York. Deliveries can be made to customers at all forms of residential properties, short- and long-term residencies, and private businesses anywhere in New York State.

Is Medical Marijuana Delivery Legal in New York?

Yes, medical marijuana delivery is legal in New York pursuant to the Compassionate Care Act, which legalized medical cannabis in the state in 2014. Under the provisions of this law, licensed dispensing organizations can deliver medical marijuana orders to registered patients and caregivers with registry identification cards.

Does New York Allow Recreational Marijuana Delivery?

Yes, recreational marijuana delivery is permitted in the state under the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act (MRTA). Note that deliveries can only be made during the retail dispensary’s hours of operation. Some New York dispensaries allow you to schedule recreational marijuana orders for future delivery. To confirm that it offers scheduled deliveries, contact the licensed retail dispensary before placing an order.

Can You Order Weed Online in New York?

Yes. New York allows cannabis users to order weed (medical and recreational) online from licensed dispensaries in the state. New York marijuana deliveries are required by law to be made by ground transportation, such as by car, van, bike, scooter, or foot. A buyer can place an order for a cannabis product by visiting the retail dispensary’s website or by calling the dispensary.

Note that weed deliveries can only be made to New York physical residential or private business addresses but not inside motor vehicles or in public buildings and spaces. Also, cash payments are not accepted for weed orders in New York.

How Much Weed Can You Order for Delivery in New York?

New York-licensed dispensaries are required to ensure that cannabis buyers do not order beyond the possession limits stipulated under the law. Hence, you cannot order more than a 60-day supply of medical cannabis until you have exhausted all but a 7-day supply provided under a previously issued medical cannabis certification. Adults 21 years or older can order up to 85 grams of cannabis flower and up to 24 grams of concentrated cannabis products, such as oils, tinctures, edibles, and vapes, in a single day.

How Old Do You Have to Be to Use Weed Delivery Services in New York?

Only adults aged 21 years or older can use recreational marijuana delivery services in New York. However, the state allows registered patients aged 18 or older to use medical marijuana weed delivery services. There are no provisions for minors to use weed delivery services except for patients under the age of 18, who are allowed to access medical marijuana delivery services through the help of their designated caregivers.

Who Can Provide Weed Delivery Service in New York?

Weed delivery services can be provided by a registered dispensing organization (medical marijuana), retail licensee, microbusiness licensee, or delivery licensee. Hence, you must obtain one of these licenses to legally deliver weed in New York.

How to Find a New York Weed Delivery Service Near Me

You can find a weed delivery service near you in New York by using any of the following methods:

  • Search online: Several websites list weed delivery services in New York. These websites or directories allow you to search weed delivery services by city or zip code. Alternatively, you can search online using terms like "New York marijuana delivery near me" and "marijuana delivery New York" to find nearby dispensaries offering weed delivery
  • **Ask your friends or family: **You can ask for weed delivery service recommendations from people who use weed delivery services, such as family members or friends. They may be able to give you good tips on which services are reliable in your area
  • Contact your local dispensary: If you have a favorite dispensary, you can ask the dispensary if weed delivery services are available

Do You Need to Present Your ID to Receive Weed Delivery in New York?

Yes. When placing a recreational weed order online for delivery, customers are required to attest that they are of legal age (21 or older) to consume cannabis at the time of purchase. At the time of delivery, an additional identification check will be carried out by the delivery agent to complete the order. The following are acceptable IDs that may be used to validate your weed order:

  • A valid federal, state, or local government identification, with your age and a photograph of your face
  • A valid passport issued by the United States government or any other country
  • A valid driver's license or non-driver ID card provided by the Department of Motor Vehicles, the federal government, the District of Columbia, any United States territory, commonwealth or possession, a state government within the United States, or a provincial government of the dominion of Canada
  • An ID card issued by the armed forces of the United States

If you are receiving a medical marijuana delivery, your medical cannabis certification will be required in addition to the government-issued photo ID.

If you are designating another individual to accept your delivery, you must attest that the person receiving your order is over the age of 21. Also, the person accepting the order on your behalf must show valid identification when accepting the delivery.

Is Weed Delivery Available in All Cities in New York?

Although New York allows municipalities to opt out of allowing retail dispensaries and delivery-only cannabis establishments within their borders, they are not permitted to restrict marijuana delivery services. Therefore, you can use a weed delivery service in all New York cities. However, you should check with a retailer whether the establishment offers weed delivery in your area before placing an order with the vendor. This is because some dispensaries only offer weed delivery services in specific New York cities and not all jurisdictions.